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British Airways long haul

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British Airways long haul

Has anyone flew with British airways long haul? What can I expect? Is there lots of legroom? Free bar? Entertainment? Etc x

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1. Re: British Airways long haul

While you'll likely find lots of people who've flown BA to NYC, you will find even more info on the airline forum here

http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowForum-g1-i12084-SeatGuru.html\

and also info on

seatguru.com

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2. Re: British Airways long haul

Thanks x

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3. Re: British Airways long haul

BA has the least legroom of the transatlantic carriers in economy. It's the one reason I don't fly with them.

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I always fly BA between London and NY. Always been very happy with them.

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5. Re: British Airways long haul

London - New York really isn't what I consider "long-haul"

London - Singapore is "long-haul"

New York - Hong Kong is "long haul"

I don't think I've ever flown BA in the Economy or Premium Economy cabin transatlantic. I have flown BA's steerage internal (with the UK) and between Greece and the UK - I really do not particularly care for BA's "main cabin" I think the U.S. flag carriers are more comfortable "main cabin"

BA's Club World is lovely and I'd very much like to experience BA First sometime.

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6. Re: British Airways long haul

I also agree that that route is not long haul. I have flown BA on that route. I prefer Virgin over BA.

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I flew Heathrow - JFK with BA last year. I found them to be ok. Food was nice enough and plenty of alcoholic drinks on their list which were free when I travelled.

I didn't find their entertainment all that great but that is maybe just my view. There was a few pretty new movies on but I struggled to find sit cons and music for me. You can check on their site what will be on entertainment wise.

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I've flown to Orlando with BA in cattle. Leg room was okay, drinks were free, food was usual airline economy fare but the AVOD system was good with lots of film choices.

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9. Re: British Airways long haul

Were the drinks free in economy too? Trying to get myself into first class haha but not sure how to go about it! How much extra would it be?

Thanks for all the replies, helpful as always x

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10. Re: British Airways long haul

How much extra depends on what you paid in the first place I'd think. The best place to inquire is with BA. If you have regular economy tickets, you're best upgrading to premium economy or maybe business.